Sports

Spectrum’s two entrants in the state Class A girls track meet did not make it to the podium on Friday. Kayla Zimmerman, a senior, placed 12th in the 800 run prelims on Friday with 2:21.97 and didn’t advance to Saturday’s finals. Zimmerman placed fourth last year with 2:18. Lorna Bechtel, a freshman, topped out at [...]

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Two Spectrum girls, Kayla Zimmerman and Lorna Bechtel, qualified for the Class A state track meet with performances at Section 5A on Wednesday at St. John’s. Zimmerman, a senior who placed fourth in the state in the 800 meters last year, earned a return trip placing second with 2:20.94, behind Albany’s Emily Weiss (2:19.18). Bechtel, [...]

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Ten Spectrum athletes qualified for the Section 5A meet by placing in the top four at a sub-section meet in Annandale on Tuesday. The sectional will be held May 28 at St. John’s University. Sarina Staurseth and Lorna Bechtel each qualified in three events. Staurseth won the triple jump (34-8). Staurseth was second in 100 [...]

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New Life Academy, a top-ten ranked Class A team, gave Spectrum a 21-0 drubbing on Saturday at Spectrum. The Eagles (16-3) scored 12 runs in the first inning on five hits, four walks, two hit batters and two errors, off Luke Nolden and Christian Rieck. “New Life is a great team and when your pitching [...]

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For some reason, almost all the games on Spectrum’s new home ballpark wind up being very close. The Sting edged Legacy Christian 5-4 at Spectrum Sports Complex on Friday, the fifth one-run game among six at home. The Sting are now 3-2 in those one-run games at home. The Sting scored five in the sixth [...]

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The Spectrum Sting lost to Litchfield 6-1 on Thursday in a game that took only an hour and 20 minutes, played in Dassel. Ryan Pribnow pitched four innings, giving up a two-run double in the second, and four runs in the fourth when the Dragons had a double, triple and double in succession. Austin Kurilla [...]

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McKenna Butau threw a no-hitter as the Zimmerman Thunder beat Mora 8-0 on Thursday. Butau, a freshman, walked two while giving up no hits. Gabby Antolak hit her third homer of the season. Maddie Jacob was 2-for-4 with a double, a steal, and two runs. Kayla Christoperson was 2-for-3 with a run and a steal. [...]

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The Spectrum softball team closed its regular season with a 6-5 win over North Lakes Academy at home on Wednesday. The Sting (6-4) will open Section 5AA playoffs on Monday against Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted at Watertown. Meghan Schroeder pitched her fifth win of the season, striking out eight, and went 3-for-3 with two runs-batted-in. Ellie Rogers [...]

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